Colleen Sheppard, McGill University

Law Professor Montreal, Quebec colleen.sheppard@mcgill.ca Office: (514) 398-5098

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Colleen Sheppard teaches and conducts research in the areas of Canadian and comparative constitutional law, equality rights, economic and social rights, and feminist legal theory at McGill’s Faculty of Law.

She is Director for the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. A for...


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Bio/Research

Colleen Sheppard teaches and conducts research in the areas of Canadian and comparative constitutional law, equality rights, economic and social rights, and feminist legal theory at McGill’s Faculty of Law.

She is Director for the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. A former law clerk to Chief Justice Brian Dickson, she has also been a visiting professor at Dalhousie Law School, the University of Maine School of Law, and the Institute of Comparative Law, Université Lyon III.

Professor Sheppard has also been active in public interest work. She served as a Commissioner on the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission from 1991-1996 and has been a consultant with the federal Department of Justice, the National Judicial Institute, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Ontario Métis Aboriginal Association and the International Labour Organization.


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